Rolling , Rollicking…..

 

Did I say Roaring!

Did I say Roaring!

……ROARING!

All water everywhere is flowing downhill into MIllstone.

All water everywhere is flowing downhill into MIllstone.

...on almost every branch of almost every tree....

…on almost every branch of almost every tree….

Millstone River in Bowen Park is overflowing its banks and crashing down to the ocean – every bit of ground is saturated and the many dips and dives have become mini streams feeding into the River!

An Amazing Sight!

Everything is overflowing into the River.

Everything is overflowing into the River.

A carving of an Owl nestles into the mosses on the trunk of a tree.

A carving of an Owl nestles into the mosses on the trunk of a tree.

Every bit of the park is channelling water!

Every bit of the park is channelling water!

Around it are the verdant greens of the moss, lichens and ferns that grow on almost every branch of almost every tree.

A local carver has added some art – another of the owl carvings that I now find in almost every local park!

Happy Viewing

Lynette

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Natures Jewellery

Crystalline details on coloured gems.

Crystalline details on coloured gems.

Delicate details – inspiration for man.

Dark lines against a white backdrop - etching out natures details.

Dark lines against a white backdrop – etching out natures details.

Etching sharp edges.

Perfect Crystal Pearls.  Gathered in loops and gorgeous against natures fall background.

Perfect Crystal Pearls. Gathered in loops and gorgeous against natures fall background.

Perfect crystalline Pearls.

Nature does it best.  Crisp Curls and Wavy Ripples

IMG_2725Happy Winter on the Wet Coast.

Lynette

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Red-Breasted Sapsucker

This morning’s walk at Morden Colliery was a pretty normal walk.  Damp, foggy, lots of green and grey mosses and lichens and everything dripping with moisture.

Hiding and dancing around the tree trunk!

Hiding and dancing around the tree trunk!

But…. As we were walking towards the car…. I saw a flash of red out of the corner of my eye!  It was a Red-Breasted Sapsucker with the most brilliant red head!

I could have watched him all morning.

I could have watched him all morning.

He posed for me.

He danced around the tree.

He danced around the tree.

IMG_2831He danced around the tree and came back 5 times – each time I inched closer.  And he would dance away again.

I took many photographs as I watched him!  He would watch me as he dipped his head into one of the little holes he had drilled into the tree trunk; he would move from hole to hole, always checking on where I was!  What a wonderful way to end the walk!

I hope that you enjoy his show!

Lynette

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Yesterday……

Tamera rocking the Cabled Buffalo Girl Band

Tamera rocking the Cabled Buffalo Girl Band

…. Was a very exciting day for me.

This is what I woke up to yesterday and still today!

This is what I woke up to yesterday and still today!

On Sunday I posted Buffalo Girl Bands to Ravelry.  This is a new pattern from me and it is free right now!  Well yesterday morning I woke up to find my new pattern in the top five on Ravelry’s Hot Right Now listing!

For a brief, glorious moment it was even number 1 on the list.

Last night it dropped to number 4 and there it has stayed – I woke up this morning and it is holding steady!

A brief, glorious moment!

A brief, glorious moment!

Until midnight tonight, Dec 2 – use the code “Celebrate” on Ravelry and you can purchase any of my patterns at 30% off.

Thank-you for joining in my celebration!

Happy Knitting

Lynette

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Clowns at Play!

Ready!

Ready!

Harlequin Ducks playing at Sunset Bay at Neck Point – It was so neat – it looked like they were running across the water!!

Set!

Set!

Go!!

Go!!

Have a Wonderful time this Season!

Lynette

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Happy Holidays to Us All

Beaded Lace Headband

Beaded Lace Headband

A new (and free) pattern has been added to Ravelry.  There are two headband in the one pattern, a double cable and a beaded lace.  Please take a look and enjoy = Buffalo Girl Bands - free until the end of the month.  With my thanks for a wonderful year!

Happy Knitting

Lynette

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Into the Mystic

From the start of the walk the light was amazing.

From the start of the walk the light was amazing.

There was something really special about this mornings walk.

The light cascaded from the skies to the ground.

The light cascaded from the skies to the ground.

I have been pondering just how to describe the feeling, pinpoint the emotions I felt as I started the walk.  The walk through the first 500+ meters was close to an “experience”.  A celebration of life.  How prosaic the remainder of the day.

Like the panes of cathedral windows the tree branches broke up and outlined the light and colours.

Like the panes of cathedral windows the tree branches broke up and outlined the light and colours.

As I putter about making wacky cake, preparing the peppers and starting the sauce for the Chicken Parmesan, words cruise through my mind…

How small we are.

How small we are.

Mystic; Magical; Reverent; Cathedral; Touched; Healing; Closer to….;

….None really fit.

The light traced pathways from the skies to the ground.  The connections were real and tangible to my eyes.  I am not particularly religious – but that is what I felt this morning.

Thank-you for listening.

Lynette

We cannot create what nature does without effort.  We cannot understand what we have at our feet.  We can but be!

We cannot create what nature does without effort. We cannot understand what we have at our feet. We can but be!

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